Collection F3 - Convict ship "Waterloo"

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Convict ship "Waterloo"


  • 1829-1910 (Creation)

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1 folder

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Waterloo was a merchant ship built at Bristol, England in 1815. On her first voyage she suffered a short-lived mutiny. She then made one voyage under charter to the British East India Company (EIC). She made four voyages transporting convicts from England to Australia, and two voyages from Ireland to Australia. On her seventh convict voyage Waterloo wrecked on 28 August 1842 in Table Bay with great loss of life.

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Xerox copy of original lent by P.C. Fowler

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Collection consists of papers relating to the convict ship, Waterloo, and includes a copy of a detachment order, notes on the life of Thomas Grove and an extract relating to the last voyage of the Waterloo

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Open for reference

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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The convict ships, 1787-1868 / by Charles Bateson. Glasgow : Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1969.

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PP 18/12/18




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